Cable & Telecom

Wireless Review: Strong regional competitors curb cell phone plan prices, says Competition Bureau

OTTAWA – Canadians who live in areas without a strong regional wireless competitor pay more for their mobile plans, according to the Competition Bureau.In its comments for the CRTC’s mobile wireless services review, the Bureau said that 10GB plans, for example, can be priced as low as $60-$75 per month in Quebec, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan (i.e where Bell, Rogers and Telus compete with regional players Videotron, Bell MTS and SaskTel).  By comparison, the same 10GB plans in other provinces and territories can be as much as 80% higher, priced at $105-$110 per month.Factors such as network quality, coverage, demographics or...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.